|dv611_carol_ruth_silver_brings_olpc_to_afghanistan - Christian Einfeldt|
All of the video images of Afghanistan in this 6:23 video were shot by Carol Ruth Silver using an off-the-shelf consumer hand-held camera that fits in a coat pocket. This video short tells a brief version of the story of Carol Ruth Silver's non-profit work in bringing Linux-powered OLPC netbook computers to the children of Afghanistan. The story starts at a meeting of OLPC users in San Francisco, California, where Carol is getting some help configuring her computer...
Keywords: OLPC; One Laptop Per Child
Downloads: 1,873 (1 review)
|Wikimania 2006 Press Conference - George Chriss|
The lunchtime Wikimania 2006 Press Conference held August 4-6th, 2006 in Boston, MA. Additional conference information may be found at the following URL: http://wikimania2006.wikimedia.org Released under the GNU General Free Documentation License v. 1.2 and Creative Commons v. 3.0 U.S. dual licenses. You may select the license of your choice. The opinions expressed in this session do not necessarily represent those of the Wikimedia Foundation or other participants...
Keywords: Wikimania; Wikipedia; Wikimedia; OLPC; One Laptop Per Child
|There's Something About this Island - jeff carter|
A song made from sounds in the One Laptop per Child music library http://www.archive.org/details/BoulangerPhilip M1 Opening Theme M2 Frantic M3 Theme http://www.archive.org/details/BoulangerTamTamReplacements Basse 3 Hammer Dulcimer Banjo Viola Bowed Thaikhean 2, 3, 4, and 5 Foghorn Doorbell Alarm http://www.archive.org/details/Boulanger44CsoundBookSelected Baby laugh , 2 and 3 Babyhaha More music and art at http://thatjeffcarterwashere.blogspot.com/
Keywords: Lost; Island; Music; One Laptop Per Child; drone; Boulanger
|Bleeding Edge TV 160: A Look At the OLPC Project|
We speak with Eric Deritis from AMD as he gives us an overview of the OLPC. The One Laptop Per Child project is an important one, and Eric not only shows us a near-final build of the hardware and software, but he also gives us some background on the project itself, and why it's impact could be so huge. One quote he gave us was that the product isn't meant to reach the next billion people in the world, but rather it's meant to reach the last billion people...
Keywords: technology; amd; olpc; one laptop per child; charity; non-profit; third-world
|Yves Behar on designing objects that tell stories - TED.com|
Designer Yves Behar digs up his creative roots to discuss some of the iconic objects he's created (the Leaf lamp, the Jawbone headset). Then he turns to the witty, surprising, elegant objects he's working on now -- including the "$100 laptop."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2008; TED; Talks; One Laptop Per Child; business; computers; creativity; design; sex; society; 2008
|Cómo Hacer Una Actividad Sugar - James Simmons|
Se trata de la traducción del manual oficial para crear Actividades que corran sobre la plataforma Sugar lanzada con el proyecto OLPC. El libro está dirigido a usuarios de Sugar: niños, adolescentes y docentes. Su lectura no exige experiencia previa en programación. La obra es un balance óptimo entre divulgación de conceptos generales del arte de programar, fruto de la experiencia en el área del autor, y detalles concretos sobre la anatomía de una Actividad Sugar...
Keywords: One Laptop Per Child; Sugar Labs; Python; Education; Educational Software; CHUAS; FLOSS Manuals
Downloads: 1,393 (1 review)
|Puppy_Linux_XOpup - mavrothal|
A collection of builds by mavrothal for the OLPC (one laptop per child) computers more details here: http://murga-linux.com/puppy/viewtopic.php?search_id=958469443&t=60155 fantastic!
Keywords: Puppy Linux; XOpup; OLPC; One Laptop Per Child; Precise; Racy; Slacko; Armv7; mavrothal
|Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child, two years on - TED.com|
Nicholas Negroponte talks about how One Laptop per Child is doing, two years in. Speaking at the EG conference while the first XO laptops roll off the production line, he recaps the controversies and recommits to the goals of this far-reaching project.
Keywords: TEDTalks; EG 2007; TED; Talks; One Laptop Per Child; activism; computers; design; technology; 2007
|E Book Enlightenment - James Simmons|
This is a manual written for the One Laptop Per Child project explaining how to use e-books effectively. It includes topics like how to find free e-books, the different e-book formats available, how to create e-books in each format, methods of scanning bound and printed books to create e-books out of them, and options for publishing e-books including the Internet Archive, Project Gutenberg, setting up your own Book Server, and even the Kindle Store...
Keywords: One Laptop Per Child; Sugar Labs; E-Books; Education; Educational Software; FLOSS Manuals
|Make Your Own Sugar Activities! - James Simmons|
The official manual for creating Activities that will run on the Sugar platform used by the One Laptop Per Child project. The book is addressed to teachers and others that are new to programming. There is sample code for Activities that demonstrate how to use all the features that Sugar provides, including collaboration, internationalization, and Text To Speech. The EPUB and Kindle format files are hand crafted, not automatically generated...
Keywords: Sugar; One Laptop Per Child; Computers; Programming; Python; MYOSA; FLOSS Manuals
|Open Source Loudspeaker for October 12, 2006|
Newscast about the open source community, including projects, hardware, software and the business of open software. Today's stories feature the One Laptop Per Child program, European communities Open Source Observatory and Repository, and Eudora is renamed as Penelope. This program is distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NoDerivs 2.5 License, permitting commerical and personal distribution.
Keywords: eudora; open source loudspeaker; penelope; thunderbird; one laptop per child; news; radio; computer; software; Open Source Observatory and Repository
|Nicholas Negroponte on One Laptop per Child - TED.com|
Nicholas Negroponte, founder of the MIT Media Laboratory, describes how the One Laptop Per Child project will build and distribute the "$100 laptop."
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED2006; TED; Talks; One Laptop Per Child; children; design; education; entrepreneur; global issues; philanthropy; social change; technology; 2006
|Open Source Loudspeaker 11/2 &11/3 2006|
Newscast about the open source community, including projects, hardware, software and the business of open software. 11/2 & 11/3 2006 edition. Today's stories include Microsoft teams with Zend and Novell, and interview with author Tim Jowers, author of the Guide to Free and Open Source Software for Business Information Brazil, Thailand and One Laptop per child program.
Keywords: Zend; Novell; Linux; Microsoft; Open Source Loudspeaker; Red Hat; One Laptop Per Child; Tim Jowers author of Guide to Free and Open Source Software for Business Information
|Negroponte takes OLPC to Colombia - TED.com|
TED follows Nicholas Negroponte to Colombia as he delivers laptops inside territory once controlled by guerrillas. His partner? Colombia's Defense Department, who see One Laptop per Child as an investment in the region. (And you too can get involved.)
Keywords: TEDTalks; TED; Talks; One Laptop Per Child; children; computers; design; education; global issues; philanthropy; politics; technology; TED in the Field; 2008
|Achieving Impossible Things with Free Culture and Commons-Based Enterprise - Terry Hancock|
Free PDF E-book version of Achieving Impossible Things with Free Culture and Commons-Based Enterprise, by Free Software Magazine columnist Terry Hancock. 290 pages with 94 illustrations Available in paperback or hardback from Free Software Magazine Press. Additional information at: http://fsmsh.com/2770 From the cover: How did they do that? Six “impossible things”: GNU/Linux, Wikipedia, the Creative Commons, the Blender Foundation, Open Hardware, and the OLPC/Sugar project...
Keywords: free software; open source; free culture; commons-based peer production; commons-based enterprise; Free Software Magazine; Blender Foundation; Blender Open Movies; Wikipedia; Project Gutenberg; Open Hardware; One Laptop Per Child; Sugar Labs; licensing; copyleft; hosting; marketing; design; online community; Debian GNU/Linux; GNU General Public License; Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License; TAPR Open Hardware License; collective patronage; women in free software; Creative Commons; OScar; C,mm,n; Free Software Foundation; Open Source Initiative; Freedom Defined; Free Software Definition; Debian Free Software Guidelines; Sourceforge; Google Code; digital rights management; digital restrictions management; technological protection measures; DRM; TPM; linux; gnu; manifesto
Downloads: 10,598 (1 review)